In his early years at the college, Carter assisted the Student Society with their Walk Safer Program, providing safety training and protocol for using the college’s portable radio system.
Meet some of the female leaders who have helped Camosun become the institution it is today.
During her 34 years at Camosun, Robin and her team were immersed in challenging and fascinating technological developments. Change was a constant.
In 1983, Karin Kaercher was a single mother with three young boys. Unsure of her future, Karin enrolled in the Employment Orientation for Women (EOW) program at Camosun.
Don’s contributions to the School of Business, and the college at large, are many and varied. He taught Entrepreneurship at William Head Penitentiary, both firsts for the Business Division.
In 1986, Camosun was approached by the Provincial Apprenticeship Branch to undertake a pilot program offering the Cook Apprentice Technical Training.
“I didn’t just like my job, I LOVED it!”
Helen Mallett started teaching in Camosun’s Practical Nursing program in 1971. At that time, the Practical Nursing program was offered at Junction Campus.
Brian Silvester was born into a sea-faring family. At the age of 16, he left home and apprenticed as a ship’s officer in the Merchant Navy.
Ray Fischer came to Camosun in 1981 to develop the new Sheet Metal Worker apprenticeship program. His first assignment was to design the shop within the confines of a chalk line on the floor in the Jack White Building.